2016 VFW Scout of the Year
Veterans of Foreign Wars
Department of Virginia
2016 Scout of the Year
Through the VFW’s Scout of the Year (SoY) program, members of the Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts who display standout citizenship, patriotism and love of country have the opportunity to be rewarded with college scholarships of up to $5,000.
WHO CAN ENTER:
Scouts who are registered, active members of a Boy or Girl Scout Troop, Venturing Crew, or a Sea Scout Ship who have received the Eagle Scout Award, Girl Scout Gold Award, Venture Summit Award or Sea Scout Quartermaster Award.
Scouts must be 15 years of age and have demonstrated practical citizenship in school, scouting and the community.
Scouts must be enrolled in high school at the time of selection. All applicants still in high school who reach their 18th birthday during the nomination year remain eligible if otherwise qualified.
HOW TO ENTER:
Scouts should submit the completed VFW Scouting Scholarship form, resume of high school activities, scouting record, community service record and letters of recommendation to a local VFW Post no later than March 1.
HOW IT WORKS:
Complete the application and submit to a VFW Post before 1 March 2016.
Your participation in this process is very important.
For additional information, please contact:
Bob Fenlason or Mike Ford
Virginia Scouting Team, District 10 Virginia Scouting Team, District 10
phone: (703) 760-5414. phone: (703) 622-1780